Gary Kunath is the founder of The Summit Group, a recognized thought leader that provides high-end sales training and consulting to Fortune 500 companies. He created a best practice around value creation which was awarded ldquo;Innovative Practice of the Yearrdquo; by 3M worldwide. Clients include: Cisco Systems, General Mills, Hilton, AT&T, P & G, Xerox, Intel, HP, SC Johnson, Motorola, Lockheed, Marriott, Delta Air Lines, IBM, Fidelity, Textron, Tetra Pak, USPS, Microsoft and Ritz Carlton to name a few. Gary serves on the Board of Trustees for Utica College. He was named ldquo;Businessman of the Yearrdquo; and was formally recognized for this achievement at a dinner hosted by the President of the United States. Gary is part owner of several professional minor league baseball teams. He is an equity partner in Bite Tech, makers of Under Armourrsquo;s High Performance Mouth Wear, worn by over 400 professional athletes and sold in all major sporting goods stores across North America. He holds an MS degree in Organizational Development from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and a BS degree in Business Administration/Marketing from Utica College of Syracuse University. He is also an August 1990 graduate of Duke University's Executive Development Program.